V.L. “Buddy” Roberts, 62, of Broken Arrow, Okla., passed away on January 13, 2013, at Tulsa, Okla. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, January 18, 2013, in The Chapel at Griffin~Hillcrest, Ardmore, Okla. Interment to follow at Cole Cemetery, Ardmore, Okla.
Buddy was born on February 2, 1950, to Verden L. Roberts and Virginia (Farrah) Roberts at Ardmore, Okla.
He enjoyed bowling, hunting, fishing, watching his grandkids play sports and was a die-hard OU football fan. Buddy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.
He was preceded in death by his mother; father; five sisters; and one daughter.
Buddy is survived by his wife, Sharon, of the home; sons, Tracey Ballard and wife, Tialeesa, Dustin Ballard, Chris Roberts, Travis Stuteville and Brian Norton and wife, Heather; daughters, Marleen Shugart and husband, Randall, and Sammie Goebel; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brothers, Charles Roberts and wife, Margie, and Mark Roberts and wife, Rita.
Family viewing will be from 6 to 8 this evening at Griffin~Hillcrest, Ardmore, Okla.
Condolences may be left at www.Griffin-HillcrestFH.com.